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Wire Fraud Versus Mail Fraud: What Should You Know?

January 29th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in White Collar

If you are under investigation for wire fraud or mail fraud, or if you have been arrested for either of these white collar criminal offenses in Texas, it is critical to understand more about these crimes and what the consequences of a conviction could look like. By learning more about wire fraud and mail fraud […]

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What Are the Consequences of a Misdemeanor Conviction in Texas?

January 24th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Misdemeanor Crimes

Misdemeanor charges need to be taken extremely seriously in Texas. Although misdemeanor charges are not as severe as felony charges, you can nonetheless face harsh penalties for a misdemeanor conviction under the Texas Penal Code. As such, you should always have a Texas misdemeanor criminal defense lawyer on your side to help you strategize about […]

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How Will a Domestic Violence Conviction Impact My Life?

January 17th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Domestic Violence

Domestic violence crimes in Texas, which are typically charged as domestic assault under the Texas Penal Code, can have serious consequences in the event of a conviction. Not only can consequences include penalties associated with a criminal conviction, but a person can also experience other professional, familial, and social consequences that can have a major […]

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Which Texas Traffic Violations Result in Criminal Charges?

January 11th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Traffic violations attorney

In many states, traffic tickets are citable offenses that do not result in criminal charges. However, under Texas law, it is critical to know that you could be facing charges for a Class C misdemeanor merely for speeding or another type of traffic violation that would only be a citable offense in another state. Accordingly, […]

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Federal Drug Classifications and Criminal Charges

January 7th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Drug Crime, Felony Crimes

If you are facing drug crimes charges of any kind, it is essential to seek advice from an experienced Texas drug crimes defense attorney as soon as possible to begin building your defense. Yet it is also critical to learn more about the charges you are facing. The following information explains how drugs are classified […]

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Is Entrapment a Good Defense Strategy for My Case?

January 5th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

If you arefacing criminal charges in Texas, you should be working with a Texas criminal defense attorney who can help you to develop a strong defense that is tailored to the specific facts of your arrest and the elements of the crime for which you are facing charges. In some cases, entrapment can be a […]

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5 Things to Know About White Collar Fraud Offenses

December 17th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime

White-collar crimes in Texas are more serious than you may think, and penalties for a white-collar conviction can be severe. White-collar crime is a broad term that refers to a wide variety of criminal offenses, including various forms of fraud. Indeed, according to the FBI, “the term white-collar crime is now synonymous with the full […]

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Are Sex Crimes Charged Under Federal or State Law?

December 15th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense, Sex Crime

Sex crimes in Texas are extremely serious offenses, and it is critical to have a Texas sex crimes defense lawyer on your side. You might be wondering: are sex crimes charged under state or federal law? These charges can be complicated, and it can be difficult to understand whether you are facing federal or state […]

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How to Beat Your Traffic Ticket

December 6th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense, Traffic Offenses

Nobody wants to get stopped by law enforcement and cited for a traffic offense, especially when a speeding ticket or other citation could result in an increase in your insurance rate and the possibility of a serious fine and jail time because of your previous traffic ticket history. If you plan to go to court […]

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How Does the Fourth Amendment Apply to Criminal Defenses?

December 2nd, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

When you are facing any kind of criminal charges, it is essential to begin working with an aggressive Houston criminal defense attorney as soon as possible on a defense strategy. The best defense strategy for your case will depend upon the particular circumstances of your arrest, and the specific elements of the criminal offense for […]

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